|Jewel Encrusted Butterfly Wing Explosions by Robert Moran|
This is a rare video recording of Robert Moran’s groundbreaking “Jewel Encrusted Butterfly Wing Explosions” which was commissioned and performed by the Youth Chamber Orchestra of the Oakland Symphony in 1968, and aired on KQED -TV of San Francisco. During the preparation of the performance, we hear Charles Shere interview composer Robert Moran, in which he discusses the partially aleatoric score which calls on the performers to musically interpret an experimental film by Rick Paup and Jack...
Keywords: Music; Orchestral Music; New Music; Aleatory Music; Mixed Media; Interview
|Other Minds Festival: OM 7: Concerts 1-3 & Artist Forums - Other Minds|
The 7th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 7) was held on March 8-10, 2001 at the Cowell Theater of the Fort Mason Center, in San Francisco. Concert 1: Beginning a new tradition, the first night’s festivities began with a panel discussion, moderated by Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian, who introduces a number of the evening’s featured composers and performers...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival; OM 7; Music; New Music; californialightandsound; 20th century classical; panel discussion; mixed media; percussion ensembles; electro-acoustic; chamber music; operas